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General Cover Teaching Assistant

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Job description

Teaching Assistants -Flexible work

  • Sports coaches and referee's
  • Secondary school
  • Training provided

Teaching Personnel are seeking teaching assistants and learning support assistants for roles in the Newport area. We have long term, temporary and day to day roles available in the area for candidates.

Tasks include general classroom support, numeracy and literacy intervention, working on a one to one basis with pupils who have SEN, EAL, behavioural issues, PMLD, dyslexia, dyspraxia, down’s syndrome, Autism (ASC,ASD), SpLD etc. We also offer sports coaches to schools and staff with other subject specialisms.

If you do not have much classroom based experience, but have other relevant experience or qualifications in areas such as Youth Work, Coaching, Care or Social Work please still send your CV for consideration as we have found that candidates with such backgrounds tend to greatly benefit from further experience that we can offer.

We work with primary and secondary schools as well as specialist units. We also work with pupil referral units and special educational needs schools and can offer a range of different roles. Many of our support staff attend training in order to help them with Cover Supervisor work.

We offer a range of continuous professional development including Team Teach, Read/Write Inc, Autism Awareness, Child Protection, Behaviour Management, Manual Handling and many more.

Teaching Personnel have helped many candidates with experience for PGCE applications and we welcome candidates with or without degree qualifications.

For further information please send your CV to or call Lewis on 02920660276. All candidates working through Teaching Personnel must hold an enhanced DBS check – full assistance provided.

In addition to the roles mentioned above Teaching Personnel are also seeking candidates in Cardiff, The Vale of Glamorgan, Monmouthshire and Blaenau Gwent.

All applicants will require the appropriate qualification and training for this role. For teacher roles, we require a formally recognised teaching qualification. For Support staff our minimum requirement is GCSE English & Maths (A-C) or equivalent.

All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay.

Teaching Personnel is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Full assistance provided.

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